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Prizes from the Peninsula: Bellarine Sightseeing Tour with Phillip Bay Cruise, Lunch, Wine Tasting, Fruit Picking and Aboriginal Cultural Experience

  • When does it run?

    Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

  • Start time

    8:30am

  • Duration

    10 Hours

Inclusions
  • Opportunity to hand-feed Emus and Kangaroos (Some of Australia’s famous native wildlife!)2 Hour Bay Cruise with Lunch (A feast that sails all the way!)
  • Wine Tasting & Fruit Picking (A little tipsy, a little tasty and a whole lotta terrific!)
  • Park entry fees (We got it all covered!)

Key Highlights

  • Experience the breathtaking coastal beauty and dazzling produce of the Bellarine Peninsula
  • Take a stroll along the beautiful waterfront of Geelong
  • Get up close with one of the oldest living Aboriginal cultures at Narana Cultural Centre
  • Escape far from the madding crowds to relish stellar views from Barwon Heads
  • Head to Pt Lonsdale Lighthouse to enjoy #nofilter photo opportunities from the clifftop
  • Dig into a delicious lunch while savouring a scenic cruise along Port Phillip Bay
  • Keep your eyes open for a chance to spot some adorable dolphins
  • Delight yourself with picking the freshest berries at the Tuckerberry Hill Farm
  • Savour an excellent line-up of Aussie wines at Jack Rabbit Vineyard
  • Book before 31 Dec 19 (for travel dates before 31 Dec 19) and we’ll treat you to 10% off!

Overview

Book before 31 Dec 19 (for travel dates before 31 Dec 19) and we’ll treat you to 10% off!

Explore the flavours, landscapes and culture of the magical Bellarine Peninsula on this full day, guided tour. Inclusive of a 2-hour cruise around Port Phillip Bay and an insane lunch, the trail also takes you to the waterfront of Geelong and it's famous bollards, Narana aboriginal cultural centre, the spectacular Barwon Heads and more before travelling around the scenic and culinary hotspots of the region.

Wondering about the unforgettable beauties of our Bellarine journey? Here’s a little sneak peak of all the fun lined up for you!

Geelong Waterfront

Begin your day the Aussie way, strolling along the lovely Geelong Waterfront and soaking up the fresh sea breeze along with some stunning bay views. Don’t forget to check out the historic bath houses!

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Presenting one of Australia’s most authentic and oldest living Aboriginal cultures, the Narana Cultural Centre is a fantastic way to experience the indigenous Aussie heritage, listen to some fascinating didgeridoo music as well as get up close with native flora and fauna in their natural habitat, including some adorable emus and wallabies. 

Bluff Lookout Barwon Heads

A pristine beach far from the madding crowd, Barwon Heads looks like it has jumped straight out of a picture. With a stellar vantage point at the Bluff Lookout offering some incredible photo opportunities, this is truly a bucket list worthy spot. 

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse

An Instagram-worthy photo opportunity that literally needs no filter, you can enjoy a scenic ramble up the cliff top and some divine views of bay entrance - all while experiencing a lighthouse that is responsible for helping ships and cruises navigate the infamous ‘The RIP’.  

Cruise Along the Bay with Lunch On-Board

Sit back and savour a delicious lunch on-board our 2-hour long Searoad Ferry cruise, sailing along Port Phillip Bay, while relishing some awe-inspiring views of the coastline. Keep your eyes open for a chance to spot some cute dolphins and posh cliff top mansions.  

Tuckerberry Hill Farm

Are you a ‘berry’ sweet person? Then you are going to absolutely adore this experience as we join the hunt for the biggest, rippest and reddest strawberries you have ever seen in a true paddock-to-punnet setting. Spread over a gargantuan 90 acres and owned by a local family, this fruit-picking excursion is both delicious and one-of-a-kind.

Jack Rabbit Vineyard

Our final stop for the day, Jack Rabbit is a favourite with anyone who likes to order a side of astonishing views along with their wine and food pairings. With a range that includes Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon, there is something for everyone’s taste preferences available here.

About the Supplier: Dedicated to showcasing the warmth of the local providores and experiences as well as the natural Aussie beauty, the team at Explore Australia have created experiences that are more intimate while tapping into what a local may do and to bring a ‘moment of stillness’, whether on a beach, atop a cliff, or on the water. They are known for offering some brilliant day tours from Melbourne that are well crafted and deliver that ‘local feel’ with joy, a sense of fun and absolute quality.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

  • Duration

    10 Hours

  • Start time

    8:30am

  • Meeting Point

    You can join the tour from any one of the meeting points below: 

    • Regent Theatre - 191 Collins Street 
    • Her Majesty’s Theatre - 219 Exhibition Street 
    • Travelodge Hotel Southbank - 9 Riverside Quay, Southbank
    • Mail Exchange Hotel – 688 Bourke Street, Melbourne

  • Ending Point

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Opportunity to hand-feed Emus and Kangaroos (Some of Australia’s famous native wildlife!)2 Hour Bay Cruise with Lunch (A feast that sails all the way!)
  • Wine Tasting & Fruit Picking (A little tipsy, a little tasty and a whole lotta terrific!)
  • Park entry fees (We got it all covered!)

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pickup & Drop Off (We bet you’ll be out and about!)

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